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Be careful what you wish for | Letters
Mar 20 2013, 8:44 AM
I am submitting this letter in response to complaints about the noise made by Navy jets practicing carrier-type landings at the Outlying Field in Coupeville.
As former Naval aviator, I am well-aware of the intense practice that is crucial, in order for pilots to do the real thing — actual landings on an aircraft carrier — landings which keep pilot and aircraft in one piece.
I am also familiar with the noise which, of necessity, the jets make while pilots practice at an OLF.
WSU starts looking at options of joining Greenbank Farm
Mar 19 2013, 4:27 PM
As leaders for the Port of Coupeville continue to sort out how Greenbank Farm will operate, another entity is looking at whether to establish a presence at the publicly owned farm.
Officials from Washington State University’s Extension are talking with port officials about ways to expand the education program’s satellite facility in Mount Vernon.
Tim Lawrence, director for WSU Extension in Island County, stressed that no decisions have been made yet, but any possible work at the farm could be a benefit for small farms and small farm agriculture.
Czarniks receive promotions | In the military
Mar 20 2013, 8:12 AM
Navy SeaBee’s Equipment Operator JOSEPH CZARNIK was recently promoted to first class.
Czarnik is currently stationed at Norfolk, Va. and resides in Chesapeake, Va. He completed ‘B’ school in Mississippi in September. Czarnik’s wife, Gillian Czarnik, was promoted to Chief Petty Officer in August. Joseph and Gillian have completed several tours of duty in the Middle East. Czarnik is the son of Mike and Paula Czarnik of Coupevil
State tows ‘Grumpy’ from Double Bluff on South Whidbey
Mar 19 2013, 4:21 PM
A lot of man-made materials wash up on Double Bluff Beach and the 25 acres of tidelands owned by a nonprofit.
Ropes, clothes, bottles and cans are strewn across the hard sand, tangled with driftwood and eelgrass. So when a 50-foot wooden boat, dilapidated and taking on water, rests upon barnacle-encrusted rocks, residents notice.
Oak Harbor alum completes nuclear power school | In the military
Mar 20 2013, 8:11 AM
Navy Petty Officer Third Class JACOB M. DANIEL has graduated from the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.
Nuclear Power School is a rigorous six-month course that trains officer and enlisted students in the science and engineering fundamental to the design, operation and maintenance of naval nuclear propulsion plants.
Oak Harbor grad completes basic training | In the military
Mar 20 2013, 8:08 AM
Army Pvt. RICHARD L. BARAN graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history, core values and traditions.
Wildcats blow by Storm for 1st win | Softball
Mar 22 2013, 11:23 AM
Oak Harbor High School softball team crushed Squalicum 19-9 Thursday, March 21, in Bellingham to earn its first win.
Oak Harbor 3rd in first Wesco meet | Boys golf
Mar 22 2013, 11:27 AM
Oak Harbor High School boys golf team finished third in the first of five Wesco 3A North matches Thursday, March 21, at Everett’s Legion Golf Course.
Wildcat girls win 2, boys split | Track
Mar 22 2013, 11:46 AM
Defeating Edmonds-Woodway by one point helped the Oak Harbor High School girls track team sweep a double dual meet while the Wildcat boys split Thursday, March 21, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium.
Coupeville teams finish 2nd in 3-team meet | Track
Mar 22 2013, 11:30 AM
Both the Coupeville High School boys and girls track teams finished in the center of a three-team meet at Sultan Thursday, March 21.